Roland E. Dean, 54, of Greensburg, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the home of his parents. Roland was born Sept. 20, 1959 in Greensburg, the son of Donald L. and Bertha L. (Powers) Dean, who survive. Roland was a 1977 graduate of Greensburg High School. He later went to school to be an auto body technician and trained to be an insurance adjuster. Roland worked as an adjuster in Dallas, Texas where he resided for several years. His last place of employment was Gecom Corp.
In addition to his parents, Roland is survived by his daughter: Shelby Lynn Dean; and son: Donnie Lee Dean of Greensburg; sister: Connie (Robert) Cathey of Westport; brother: Frank (Peg) Dean of Westport. Also surviving are nieces: Melissa (Scottie) Huff, Brenda (Scott) Christy, Kimberly (Robert) Hall; nephew: Michael (Laura) Cathey; step niece: Tracy; 2 step nephews: Bobby and JD; and great nieces and nephews. Roland was preceded in death by his grandparents: Franklin and Lillian Dean; and John and Marjorie Powers.
The services will be conducted at Gilliland Howe Funeral Home at 1 p.m., June 28, with Rev. Mark Vice officiating. Visitation will start at 11, lasting until the time of service. Burial will follow at Rossburg Cemetery, New Point. Memorial contributions can be made to Premier Hospice. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.